Let’s go to the movies! Here’s how your choice of film screenings has changed over the years

September 22, 2017
Let’s go to the movies! Here’s how your choice of film screenings has changed over the years

For anyone born in the noughties, looking for cinema screenings in a newspaper might seem like a pretty foreign concept. However, back before you could find movie times with just a few taps on your smartphone, cinema listings were actually pretty popular. Looking back through the Surrey Advertiser’s archives in the mid-20th century, stars such…

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‘Manipulative predatory paedophile’ from Chertsey jailed for six years

September 22, 2017

A “manipulative predatory paedophile” from Chertsey has been jailed for six years after it was revealed that she plied two young teenage boys with alcohol and drugs before sexually abusing them whilst others watched. Sophie Hiley, 22, of Grove Road, appeared at Kingston Crown Court on Wednesday (September 20) where she was found guilty of…

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West Byfleet suspicious incident involving man in van and boy on bike investigated by police

September 22, 2017

An investigation has been launched after a suspicious incident involving a man in a van and a boy on a bike in West Byfleet . Surrey Police said it had received a report following the incident in Sheerwater Road on the afternoon of Thursday (September 21). No physical contact was made between the man and…

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16 locations around Surrey which have starred on the silver screen

September 22, 2017

British cult films and Hollywood blockbusters have all been filmed in Surrey Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2xzpoVP Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Sexual health charity encourages schools and parents to work together to improve sex education

September 22, 2017
Sexual health charity encourages schools and parents to work together to improve sex education

A charity is encouraging parents to call on schools to teach children about things they need to know to help them develop “healthy relationships and stay safe online” – including pornography. Launched as part of Sexual Health Week during September, the new initiative came after a survey conducted by sexual health charity FPA revealed that…

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Reigate man David Bryson found safe and well

September 22, 2017

A man from Reigate who went missing on Saturday has been found safe and well. David Bryson was reported missing on Saturday but was found safe and well on Thursday night. Surrey Police would like to thank the public and the media for their help during the search. Read More Bad driving in Surrey: 206…

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The 11 coolest places to see and be seen in Surrey

September 22, 2017

Get on-trend with a visit to these top venues around the county Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2wb6kJP Famous Words of Inspiration...

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16 locations around Surrey which have starred on the silver screen

September 22, 2017
16 locations around Surrey which have starred on the silver screen

From classic horror films to action-packed blockbusters, Surrey has been the backdrop to a wide range of cinema history through the decades. Iconic characters such as James Bond, Harry Potter and Bridget Jones have all visited the area to shoot famous scenes in the Surrey countryside. After Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway were rumoured to…

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The 11 coolest places to see and be seen in Surrey

September 22, 2017

From swanky bars to world class dining experiences, Surrey is a bit of a culinary hotspot. But it’s not just the food and drink that makes the county cool, there are a few other additions to the area that are well worth visiting. In short, it’s fair to say Surrey has plenty of character round…

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Parsons Green terror attack: Mother of man released without charge ‘suffered heart attack on hearing arrest’

September 22, 2017
Parsons Green terror attack: Mother of man released without charge ‘suffered heart attack on hearing arrest’

The mother of a Syrian refugee released without charge after being held in connection with the Parsons Green bombing suffered a heart attack on hearing of her son’s arrest, his employer said. Aladdins Fried Chicken, in Hounslow, demanded a “fully unreserved apology” from the Metropolitan Police, accusing the force of labelling Yahyah Farroukh “a terrorist…

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Christmas Jumper Day 2017: When is it and what’s it all about?

September 22, 2017

By taking part and donating, you can help save children's lives Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2wc6dxE Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Fancy spending a night at one of the UK’s most haunted prisons? Here’s how…

September 22, 2017

People are invited to go ghost hunting at Shepton Mallet Prison Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2hozbUQ Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Christmas Jumper Day 2017: When is it and what’s it all about?

September 22, 2017
Christmas Jumper Day 2017: When is it and what’s it all about?

It’s almost time to sport those wonderful woollies for a great cause – of course, we’re talking about Christmas Jumper Day! The annual event in celebration of our festive fun knits has become quite a tradition now, raising funds for Save The Children. Thousands of people have taken part over the last few years, raising…

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Fancy spending a night at one of the UK’s most haunted prisons? Here’s how…

September 22, 2017

You are now able to go ghost hunting in one of the UK’s most haunted prisons. Shepton Mallet Prison in Somerset is giving ghost hunting fanatics and brave visitors the chance to explore the haunted prison at night. The prison closed in 2013 and is now reopening its doors to host ghost hunts. Bath Chronicle…

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Peter Andre superfan whisked away for week at island villa… with the singer himself

September 22, 2017

A Peter Andre superfan from Walton has been whisked away for a week on a luxurious island with the man himself. Angela Riggs was one of a lucky few of more than 34,000 entrants to win the experience on the Greek island of Mykonos through Oykos Island Escapes. Guests arrived at a 13-bedroom villa overlooking…

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Kind-hearted church offers free food to elderly Dorking residents as power cut continues

September 22, 2017

A big-hearted Dorking vicar is offering free meals to any elderly or vulnerable residents who have been left without electricity after a power cut which could affect parts of Mole Valley and Guildford until Sunday (September 24). The outage, which is affecting parts of the RH5 4, RH4 3 and GU2 6 postcodes, has forced…

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Kindhearted church offers free food to elderly Dorking residents as power cut continues

September 22, 2017

A big-hearted Dorking vicar is offering free meals to any elderly or vulnerable residents who have been left without electricity after a power cut which could affect parts of Mole Valley and Guildford until Sunday (September 24). The outage, which is affecting parts of the RH5 4, RH4 3 and GU2 6 postcodes, has forced…

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This is the moment a van driver jumps a red light just six months after completing an educational course for doing the same thing

September 22, 2017

A van driver jumped a red light just six months after completing an educational course for committing the same offence. Surrey Police captured the moment the motorist ran the light, tweeting a warning to other road users that a “red light is still a red light” even at 2.35am. The driver was slapped with three…

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Walton man jailed after dragging victim’s arm across broken glass in smashed car window

September 22, 2017

A Walton man has been jailed for a violent crime in which he dragged the victim’s arm across broken glass in a smashed car window. George Willis, of Thamesmead, was sentenced at Kingston Crown Court on Tuesday (September 19). The court heard how the victim was sat in his car in a car park off…

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23 celebrities you might not know went to school in Surrey

September 22, 2017

We all know that Surrey, thanks to its glorious scenery and proximity to London, is a popular place for celebrities and sports personalities to set up home . For example, lots of people know that famous names such as Sir Michael Caine, Dame Judi Dench, Tom Hardy and Eric Clapton all live around the county.…

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Car flips onto its roof after driver loses control at Farnham junction

September 22, 2017

A car flipped onto its roof after losing control in Farnham on Wednesday (September 20). The single-vehicle crash took place at the junction of North Avenue and Farnborough Road shortly before 5.30pm. Officers from Surrey Police and Hampshire Constabulary were called to the crash scene, as well as paramedics from South East Coast Ambulance Service…

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Parsons Green terror attack: Sunbury man charged with attempted murder in connection with Tube bomb plot

September 22, 2017

An 18-year-old man from Sunbury has been charged in connection with the Parsons Green tube blast. Ahmed Hassan will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court at 2pm on Friday (September 22). Hassan was arrested at the Port of Dover by Kent Police at around 7.50am on Saturday (September 16). He faces charges of attempted murder and…

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The Half Moon in Charlwood: The ‘hidden gem’ just a mile from Gatwick’s runway

September 22, 2017

It has been listed in The Good Pub Guide 2018 as "also worth a visit" Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2wLplST Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Mark Kermode would like to help you choose your in-flight movie from Gatwick Airport

September 22, 2017

Struggling to pick the best movie to watch on a long-haul flight could be a thing of the past thanks to Gatwick Airport appointing its first official film critic. Mark Kermode has been given the job of critiquing the in-flight movie selection and handpicking films to create a guide for long-haul travellers from Gatwick this…

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The Half Moon in Charlwood: The ‘hidden gem’ just a mile from Gatwick’s runway

September 22, 2017

Blink while you’re driving along The Street in Charlwood and you might miss the small sign directing you down a side road to The Half Moon. Less than a mile from the end of the runway at Gatwick – an international travel hub – you would think the pub is in a prime location to…

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Why former Guildford mayor Bill Bellerby deserves a permanent statue in the town in his honour

September 22, 2017

Bill Bellerby is a Guildford legend. He is the kind of man no one ever had a bad word to say about. We’ve heard a number of people talking about building a statue in Bill’s honour since he sadly passed away on Tuesday (September 19), and we’re throwing our weight behind those calls. ” Mr…

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